eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools
Browse all drugs       Browse all conditions and symptoms

Review: could Depakote cause Depression?

We study 29,588 people who have side effects while taking Depakote from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,295 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Depakote and have Depression >>>

Depakote

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,909 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Depression

Depression (latest reports from 1,147,514 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 29,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Depakote. Among them, 1,295 people (4.38%) have Depression. They amount to 0.11% of all the 1,150,422 people who have Depression on eHealthMe.

Trend of Depression in Depakote reports

Time on Depakote when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression30.30%32.58%3.03%3.79%17.42%9.09%3.79%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Depakote * :

FemaleMale
Depression60.42%39.58%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Depakote * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.26%0.52%9.90%11.21%20.16%23.63%21.63%12.68%

Severity of Depression when taking Depakote ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression18.75%43.75%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%57.14%42.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (311 people, 24.02%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (302 people, 23.32%)
  3. Pain (153 people, 11.81%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (116 people, 8.96%)
  5. Anxiety (109 people, 8.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (296 people, 22.86%)
  2. Zyprexa (241 people, 18.61%)
  3. Risperdal (205 people, 15.83%)
  4. Xanax (180 people, 13.90%)
  5. Klonopin (179 people, 13.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Depakote and have Depression
- group for people who take Depakote
- group for people who have Depression

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Sleep study showed snoring problem and advised me to go to ENT. Also to discuss ringing in the ear. Going to set appointment

    Bladder mesh surgery for incontinence in May 2013.

    Bikini cut FULL hysterectomy in Jan. 2014

    Gastroenterologist appointment April 10th, 2014 perforation of the intestine.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • symptoms became pronounced immediately after introduction of olanzapine (5mg), No previous history of paranoia

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Also taking Rosuvastin,fludrocortisone acetate 0.1mg, amantadine 100mg. 2xdaily, oxybutynin chloride 5mg. Daily, terazosin HCL 5 mg. Dailey, Omega 3 1000mg. 2x daily

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Depakote, Depression

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • How saphris causedmy husbands death
    My husband was given saphris to treat bipolar disorder in June, 2010. After taking it for two weeks,the dosage was increased. On July 29, 2010, he started having hallucinations and before I could get help (we lived in rural area), he committed suicide.

  • Bpd and insomnia with abilify and cymbalta
    I am currently in recovery from BPD, but still have some traits. I also suffer from depression. I suffer with insomnia also. I have noticed that if I forget to take my meds, I have a higher chance of not sleeping that night.

  • Pristiq, epilim, sifrol, immovane, valium, mobic
    I started out with mild burnout depression in 2009 and was put on a low dose of Lexapro, which picked me up fantastically. I had been given low (2mg) Valium before for muscle relaxant purposes due to my scoliosis complications. Both these worked well. Then in 2010 I was drugged and raped and almo ...

More reviews for: Depakote, Depression

On eHealthMe, Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used for bipolar disorder. Find out below the conditions Depakote is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Depakote used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

40 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Norco, Dilaudid for a 33-year old woman who has Pain ... (22 minutes ago)

- Wellbutrin for a 30-year old woman who has Depression (29 minutes ago)

- Synthroid, Progesterone for a 53-year old woman who h ... (36 minutes ago)

Related study

- Depakote side effects

 

Related symptom

- Depression

 

 

Recent user comments

- "above an implant my gum became swollen while on the d ... " (4 hours ago)

- "I can't bare loud sounds! Balloons are just freaking ... " (10 hours ago)

- "Experiencing groin pain in both legs when sitting and ... " (10 hours ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Joint Aches and Combipatch

- Rituxan and Hearing Loss

- Modafinil and L-tyrosine

- Pseudotumor Cerebri

- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness and Concerta

 

Popular searches

- Parkinson's Disease
- Accutane
- Asthma
- Optic Papillitis
- Epilepsy

Recent updates on eHealthMe:

- Beconase, Betadine drug interactions (0 second ago)

- Drug Abuse in Blood Pressure Abnormal (1 second ago)

- Abscess - Areolar Gland in Ribavarin (2 seconds ago)

- Abilify, Vosol Hc drug interactions (3 seconds ago)

- GTF-Cr, Comfrey drug interactions (4 seconds ago)

   

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.